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4000 Essential English Words 6 Unit 26: The Kidnapping

4000 Essential English Words 6 Unit 26: The Kidnapping

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  • constrain [kənˈstrein] v. 

To constrain something means to limit its development.

 Jim cannot join us because he is constrained by previous plans.

  • depot [ˈdi:pou] n. 

depot is a bus or train station.

 He waited for his mother to arrive at the depot.

  • emulate [ˈemjəleit] v. 

To emulate people means to imitate them because they are greatly admired.

 As a small boy, he always tried to emulate his big brother.

  • forefinger [ˈfɔːrfiŋgər] n. 

The forefinger is the finger between one’s thumb and middle finger.

 He shouted, “ There it is!” and pointed with his forefinger.

  • guts [gʌts] n. 

The guts are all the organs inside a person or animal.

 The doctor can tell you every process that happens in one’s guts.

  • inherent [inˈhiərənt] adj. 

When something is inherent, it is a natural part of something else.

 Sweating is an inherent bodily function when exercising.

  • intimidate [inˈtimədeit] v. 

To intimidate means to frighten others.

 My dad intimidates my friends whenever they visit.

  • janitor [ˈdʒænətər] n. 

janitor is a person who makes repairs and takes care of a building.

 The school janitor cleaned up the messy cafeteria.

  • moist [mɔist] adj. 

When something is moist, it is slightly wet.

 The ground is still moist from the rain last night.

  • nope [noup] adv. 

Nope is an informal way of saying “ no.”

 He asked if I had any money, and I had to say, “Nope. ”

  • prod [prɒd] v. 

To prod means to push someone or something with a finger or pointed object.

 The bully prodded me in the chest with his finger.

  • ransom [ˈrænsəm] n. 

ransom is a sum of money paid to a kidnapper to set the person free.

 He kidnapped the prince and demanded $1 million as ransom.

  • restrain [risˈtrein] v. 

To restrain someone or something means to use physical strength to stop them.

 Mike restrained Allen from reaching the door.

  • saliva [səˈlaivə] n. 

Saliva is the watery liquid in people’s mouths that helps in digestion.

 The baby could not keep the saliva from dripping out of its mouth.

  • spit [spit] v. 

To spit means to force liquid from one’s mouth.

 He emerged from the pool and spit water from his mouth.

  • sprint [sprint] v. 

To sprint means to run very fast over a short distance.

 The kids didn’t want to be late to class, so they sprinted to the bus stop.

  • stunt [stʌnt] n. 

stunt is something that is done in order to get attention or publicity.

 The man jumped over the cars as a promotional stunt.

  • tolerant [ˈtɒlərənt] adj. 

When people are tolerant, they are approved of because they accept others.

 The tolerant leader thought that everyone was equal regardless of race.

  • vampire [ˈvæmpaiər] n. 

vampire is a fictional monster that sleeps in a coffin and sucks people’s blood.

 The vampire snuck up on the woman and bit her in the neck.

  • yawn [jɔːn] v. 

To yawn means to open one’s mouth wide and breathe in air.

 The child yawned and stretched her arms before bed for the night

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